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Housing Counseling FAQ

Does the housing counselor certification requirement apply to other HUD programs in addition to HUD’s Housing Counseling Program?

Date Published: June 2017

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As of August 1, 2020, the Final Compliance Date, all Housing Counseling provided under, or in connection with any HUD program, must be performed by a HUD certified counselor working for a HUD Housing Counseling Participating Agency.

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